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tr.v. hu·mil·i·at·ed, hu·mil·i·at·ing, hu·mil·i·ates
To cause (someone) to feel a loss of pride, dignity, or self-respect: humiliated him with a contemptuous refusal.

[Late Latin humiliāre, humiliāt-, to humble, from humilis, humble; see humble.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.humiliated - subdued or brought low in condition or status; "brought low"; "a broken man"; "his broken spirit"
humble - marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski
2.humiliated - made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride; "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work"; "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"
ashamed - feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat"


[hjuːˈmɪlieɪtɪd] adjhumilié(e)
to feel humiliated → se sentir humilié(e)
References in classic literature ?
The confession of love which the girl's fright had wrung from her touched me deeply; but it humiliated me as well, since I felt that in some thoughtless word or act I had given her reason to believe that I reciprocated her affection.
Still more, to see people who have been only insignificantly offensive to us reduced in life and humiliated, without any special effort of ours, is apt to have a soothing, flattering influence.
To see an enemy humiliated gives a certain contentment, but this is jejune compared with the highly blent satisfaction of seeing him humiliated by your benevolent action or concession on his behalf.
It seems to me that in England they play a very faded-out part, and those with whom I conversed had a kind of depressed and humiliated tone; a little dull, tame look, as if they were used to being snubbed and bullied, which made me want to give them a good shaking.
When she's alone and humiliated and broken it would be dreadful if she had nowhere to go.
The soldiers humiliated Jesus by placing a crown of thorns on His head and draping a scarlet robe on Him -- giving the Saviour mock homage (Matthew 27:28-29).
The actress shared her plight in an interview stating how she felt humiliated and embarrassed on being the only one to be frisked at the airport, just because of her Pakistani nationality while travelling with an Indian crew for a song shoot in Tbilisi, Georgia.
In fact, all Pakistanis feel humiliated when they are considered as someone who belongs to a terrorist state.
All #Pakistanis feel humiliated when we are considered a terrorist state, when our children are killed like flies & we can't get justice for them, when terrorist like #HafizSaeed roam around freely & we watch them helplessly.
The campaign consists of six ads showing a young guy who is humiliated by his father in several ways.
He said the cartoon, which appeared in Israel's daily Haaretz July 6, had humiliated Kerry and "caused the negotiations considerable damage.
The supporters are humiliated, embarrassed and treated with contempt.